Upper Bhavani Lake, Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

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A huge body of blue water surrounded by rust-colored hills, Upper Bhavani Lake offers an escape into the nature some 90 minutes from Ooty. Giant squirrels, jungle cats, wild dogs, and jackals live in the area, which gets more than its share of annual rainfall and remains dominated by wattle plantations and montane forests. Guesthouses provide overnight stays for visitors coming here to hike, walk, or photograph the lake's big dam. Plan to visit Upper Bhavani Lake and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Ooty (Udhagamandalam) attractions using our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) attractions planning site .
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  • This lake is about 20km from Ooty and you need to take one diversion to right from the main road. From there the road conditions is not good for 4-5 km, then the forest check post will come. First you...  more »
  • Beautiful place, clean blue water in lake, reserved jungle area, beautiful nature, climate & excellent view. I saw animals in jungle, clicked pictures & fantastic place to enjoy with your friends & fa...  more »
  • One of the most beautiful places in tamilnadu...if you are in ooty don't miss it at any cost....try to visit on a sunny day so that u can enjoy the deep blue colour of the water...  more »

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Where to stay in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

An established tourism destination, Ooty and the countryside that surrounds the hill station offer plenty in the way of accommodations. Most major Indian hotel chains have opened up shop in town and lie dotted around the hilly terrain by the main roads, the more salubrious among them enjoying a little more space and better views of the surrounding area. Look at the residential areas for budget-friendly guesthouses, or head for the rural areas that encircle the town center to find a number of atmospheric rental properties built during the colonial era.
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